The Credit Crisis, in a Single Picture

by Joey deVilla on March 20, 2008

A couple of readers have sent me email asking if there a more concise way of illustrating the “Credit Crisis”/”Subprime Meltdown” than the 23 comic panels in my earlier posting, The Credit Crisis, Illustrated. There is a single illustration that captures the essence of what caused the crisis, although it’s missing a lot of the background information:

Inspirational poster featuring a red van with the words “FREE CANDY” painted on its side. The caption: “Taking Chances: Don’t be a pussy. This guy seems legit.”

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